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Day Two - Some Hearing Loss Data


Cody and Travis Philpott

Did you know that based on data collected by CDC from states and territories for the year 2017? 

  • Over 98% of U.S. newborns were screened for hearing loss
  • About 6,500 U.S. infants born in 2017 were identified early with a permanent hearing loss
  • The prevalence of hearing loss in 2017 was 1.7 per 1,000 babies screened for hearing loss
  • Some infants needing additional testing or early intervention did not receive these important follow-up services
     

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